About LUV

Linux Users of Victoria is one of Australia's largest GNU/Linux, free software and open source user groups. We conduct two regular events in Melbourne each month. On the first Tuesday of the month LUV runs technical lectures at the Kathleen Syme Library, 251 Faraday Street Carlton and at Infoxchange in Richmond on the third Saturday of the month, LUV run a hands on workshop, addressing the issues of the users who turn up. The workshops have a "beginners" level talk, whereas the technical lectures are for an "intermediate" and "advanced" audience.

LUV has four regional chapters in Ballarat, Geelong, Shepparton, and the La Trobe Valley. Many of our members also attend Melbourne Linux Users Group (MLUG).

We believe that software patents cause net harm to our members, the software industry and the community. We therefore support removing software from patentable subject matter.

LUV October 2018 Workshop: CoCalc and Nectar

Oct 20 2018 12:30
Oct 20 2018 16:30
Location: 
Infoxchange, 33 Elizabeth St. Richmond

CoCalc and Nectar

Paul Leopardi will give a talk and live demo of the cloud services that he is currently using, CoCalc to host Jupyter notebooks, Python code, and similar and the Nectar research cloud service to host a PostgreSQL database and a Plotly Dash dashboard to disseminate his research results:

LUV October 2018 Main Meeting: Non-alphabetic languages / Haskell

Oct 2 2018 18:30
Oct 2 2018 20:30
Location: 
Kathleen Syme Library, 251 Faraday Street Carlton VIC 3053

PLEASE NOTE RETURN TO ORIGINAL START TIME

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Training Room, Kathleen Syme Library, 251 Faraday Street Carlton VIC 3053

Speakers:

  • Wen Lin, Using Linux/FOSS in non-alphabetic languages like Chinese
  • Shannon Pace, Haskell

Using Linux/FOSS in non-alphabetic languages like Chinese

Wen will discuss different input methods on a keyboard first designed only for alphabetic-base languages.

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